Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches

Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches

by Charles Prow (Editor)


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Charles Prow has brought together an impressive lineup of businessmen and women, reporters, and experts to show how the United States can be more competitive in the global economy. This book shows not only what is wrong with the current federal spending plan, but ways to fix it. Business professionals and anyone interested in the government’s response the recession will find this an important book.   

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442216624
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/12/2012
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Charles Prow is the IBM general manager of Global Business Services and public Sector business, including federal government, state and local government, and healthcare. With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Prow has assisted large, complex organizations in the private and public sectors transform their operations through technology implementation. He has also served as Chairman of Open Applications Group and the Supply Chain Council. He is currently on the Executive Steering Committee of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association and is a board member of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Charles L. Prow
Section I: The Imperative to Create Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability
Chapter One: Understanding What’s Driving the Annual Deficit by Lawrence J. Haas
Chapter Two: Understanding the Federal Government’s Long-Term
Cost Drivers by David M. Walker
Chapter Three: Creating a Strategic Approach to Budget Decisions by F. Stevens Redburn
Chapter Four: Governance Is the New Competitiveness Imperative by Gail D. Fosler
Section II: New Policy Approaches to Enhance Competitiveness
Chapter Five: Three Approaches to Fostering Economic
Competitiveness by Jason J. Fichtner
Chapter Six: Two Key Actions to Align Postsecondary Education with the Labor Market by Anthony P. Carnevale
Chapter Seven: Five Initiatives to Bend the Health Care Cost Curve by Jack Meyer
Chapter Eight: Three Strategies to Increase Energy Efficiency by Howard Geller
Section III: Moving to an “Enterprise USA” Approach in Government
Can Enhance Competitiveness
Chapter Nine: Create a New Value-Oriented Operating Model for Government by Charles L. Prow
Chapter Ten: Use Technology to Enhance Productivity by Mark Forman
Chapter Eleven: Rethink Government Purchasing and Supply
Chains by Raj Sharma
Chapter Twelve: Strategically Use Business Analytics by Jeffrey C. Steinhoff
Chapter Thirteen: Expand the Use of Shared Services by William R. Phillips and Debra Cammer Hines
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